Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer 

The top two scoring defenses in the FBS belong to Northwestern (7 ppg allowed) and Michigan (7.6 ppg). They play this week in Ann Arbor. Take the under, whatever it is.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

There is nothing wrong with Jay Cutler's arm. Cutler had his customary velocity in pregame warmups. Cutler did not seem bothered by his hamstring injury when dropping back to pass. It remains to be seen how well he moves outside the pocket when pressured.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Jay Cutler throwing to his receivers. Cutler taking the first set of throws in all the drills.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is on the field throwing in pregame warmups. Cutler is questionable, but took majority of reps at practice.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Gloomy day in Chicago for Bears vs. Raiders. Jay Cutler took the majority of practice reps this week and will test out his hamstring one final time in pregame warmups.

Schefter's early Sunday roster notes

  • Eagles RB DeMarco Murray is expected to play today, per league source.
  • Packers WR Davante Adams will not play today vs. San Francisco, per league sources.
  • Bears WR Alshon Jeffery will not play, per source. However, Bears optimistic Jay Cutler will play; will test hamstring pregame.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears vs. Oakland Raiders at Soldier Field. Playing surface remains covered after overnight rain in the Chicagoland area. Kickoff is 1 p.m. ET.

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Top 10 teams stumble on Saturday

  • Florida upset No.3-ranked Ole Miss.
  • Clemson beat No. 6 Notre Dame.
  • Arizona State beat No. 7 UCLA.
  • Alabama beat No. 8 Georgia.
  • Meanwhile, top-ranked Ohio State escaped when Indiana's last pass was incomplete in the end zone and No.2-ranked Michigan State survived a scare from Purdue.
Relive Notre Dame-Clemson in 15 seconds (0:14)

The 2-point conversion that sunk Notre Dame

Down two with 7 seconds left, the Fighting Irish couldn't get the two-point try against Clemson, and it was what clinched the 24-22 upset of the No. 6 team in the nation.


David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Mackensie Alexander was actually pretty complimentary of Will Fuller after the game, but was happy to claim victory in that matchup. Said he's been looking forward to it since the summer.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Shaq Lawson said Vic Beasley and Grady Jarrett talked to the team before the game. "We were ready for the stage," Lawson said.

Tigers weather storm, edge Irish (1:28)
Clemson holds off Notre Dame (2:50)
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 1, Brewers 0

An RBI single by Addison Russell held up, and Chicago Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks took a perfect game into the sixth inning.

Clemson, Notre Dame can both learn from matchup (1:51)
DeShaun Watson: We have to keep fighting (1:09)
Dabo Swinney: Tonight was B.Y.O.G. 'Bring your own guts' (1:43)

Fighting Irish score with seconds left

DeShone Kizer hit WR Torii Hunter Jr. in the corner of the end zone to give the Fighting Irish a chance to tie the game vs. Clemson, but they failed on the 2-point conversion to lose 24-22.